Period
to 11 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for PRINCE2 Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

PRINCE2 Certification
England > West Midlands
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 193 158 163
Rank change year-on-year -35 +5 -37
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 16 30 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.31% 0.61% 0.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.57% 3.51% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 20 44
West Midlands median daily rate £470 £425 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.59% +28.79% -17.50%
10th Percentile £207 £376 £293
90th Percentile £618 £526 £474
England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £26.50 - -
England median hourly rate £31.37 £12.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +161.42% -42.86% -23.64%

PRINCE2 Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Midlands
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,019 855 1,271
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 19.61% 17.41% 21.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 598 469 710
West Midlands median daily rate £410 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +3.23% +5.80%
10th Percentile £216 £195 £234
90th Percentile £544 £525 £545
England median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 51 39
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.77 £30.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.75% +24.49% -22.07%
10th Percentile £12.62 £11.25 £12.40
90th Percentile £50.05 £50.00 £46.70
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year - -1.96% +5.24%

PRINCE2 Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing PRINCE2 Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 Certification in the West Midlands

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 Certification in the West Midlands

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PRINCE2 Certification in the West Midlands

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 Certification in the West Midlands

PRINCE2 Certification
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 11 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staffordshire -11 4 £225 -50.00% 1
Solihull +4 2 £508 +33.55% 1
Warwickshire +3 2 - - 1
Birmingham -1 2 £613 +55.06%
Coventry -14 2 £325 -21.21%
Shropshire - 1 £500 -
PRINCE2 Certification
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for PRINCE2 Certification.

1 16 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 11 (68.75%) Project Management
3 6 (37.50%) PMI Certification
4 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 5 (31.25%) PMP
4 5 (31.25%) Finance
4 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (25.00%) Manufacturing
5 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (18.75%) ITIL
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (18.75%) PRINCE
6 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
6 3 (18.75%) Facilities Management
6 3 (18.75%) JIRA
7 2 (12.50%) SaaS
7 2 (12.50%) Storage Management
7 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
7 2 (12.50%) CAD
7 2 (12.50%) Scrum
7 2 (12.50%) ISO 14000
7 2 (12.50%) ISO 9000
8 1 (6.25%) PMI
8 1 (6.25%) Intranet
8 1 (6.25%) EPoS
8 1 (6.25%) C
8 1 (6.25%) CRM
8 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
8 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce

PRINCE2 Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) SaaS
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) JIRA
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Aerospace
3 1 (6.25%) Automotive
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Project Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Project Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Senior Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Web Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Web Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Development Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Digital Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Integration Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Integration Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Intranet Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Problem Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Project Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Project Officer
3 1 (6.25%) Project Support Officer
3 1 (6.25%) Software Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Software Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Integration Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Web Development Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
1 1 (6.25%) EPoS
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.25%) PMI
1 1 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 11 (68.75%) Project Management
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (18.75%) Facilities Management
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL
5 3 (18.75%) PRINCE
5 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
6 2 (12.50%) CAD
6 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
6 2 (12.50%) Scrum
6 2 (12.50%) Storage Management
7 1 (6.25%) Contract Management
7 1 (6.25%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (6.25%) Matrix Management
7 1 (6.25%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
7 1 (6.25%) Product Management
7 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
7 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) PMI Certification
2 5 (31.25%) PMP
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) ISO 14000
1 2 (12.50%) ISO 9000
2 1 (6.25%) PMO
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft